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Thomas Wheeler
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A Proper Cygwin Environment
I've been spending more time in Cygwin lately, after having decided to wean myself from Ye Olde Windows Command Prompt. (Actually, I've been using 4NT since back in the day when it was called 4DOS and ran as a replacement for COMMAND.COM.) As with anything ...

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A Proper Cygwin Environment
I've been spending more time in Cygwin lately, after having decided to wean myself from Ye Olde Windows Command Prompt. (Actually, I've been using 4NT since back in the day when it was called 4DOS and ran as a replacement for COMMAND.COM.) As with anything ...

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A TDD story about a test that started "green"
This is a story is about the value of making sure you start with a test that's actually failing. First a little context. I've been sharpening my TDD-fu and design-fu with a pet project: implementing the rules for Monopoly, the venerable and venerated game f...

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Install jrnl on Cygwin
I ran across jrnl the other day and thought "ooh, a command line journal, how cool is that??" Because ... well, command line . (If I could move my mouse and click from the command line, I probably would. Maybe a vim plugin....) So this is how to install jrn...

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Node.js Introduction from a Java Developer's Perspective
Over the past several years the Web 2.0 world has grown increasingly interesting and exciting. Client-side JavaScript has grown up, and it's now possible to develop full-featured browser applications using just JavaScript/HTML5. And thanks to Node.js we can...

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First ice storm of the season and it's a beauty.
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Ice Storm December 2013
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No Source, No Docs, No Joy
I recently worked on a couple of stories for a project which uses a certain commercial C++ library in its implementation. This library is truly a magical black box; it has a fairly simple API but behavior that is unintuitive and complex. The documentation i...
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